Whole cell mechanosensing

Collaborative study reveals cells undergo large-scale cytoskeletal remodelling in response to environmental stiffness

Novel methodology for efficiently culturing cancer cells

MBI researcher Prof CT Lim develops novel technique for culturing circulating tumor cells (CTCs) that could be used to predict cancer treatment outcome.

Innovative microfabrication leads to a new microscopy method

Assoc Prof Virgile Viasnoff and colleagues use micromirrored chambers to establish single-objective SPIM imaging

Forces: acting far and wide

Researchers discover localized mechanical stimulation could have distant effects on actin remodeling.

Salmonella self-acidifies to spread infection

Drs Smarajit Chakraborty, Hideaki Mizusaki and Prof Linda Kenney change our understanding of how Salmonella survives against acid attack from the immune system

Anchoring proteins stabilize the cell

A/Prof Ronen Zaidel-Bar, Dr Yemima Budirahardja and Thang Doan discover a novel role for GPI anchors in maintaining epithelial cell integrity via connection to the cytoskeleton